Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital is home to the Department of Pediatrics for the Medical University of South Carolina. Founded in 1824 in Charleston, MUSC is the oldest medical school in the South, as well as the state’s only integrated, academic health sciences center with a unique charge to serve the state through education, research and patient care. The Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics serves children throughout the Lowcountry at Shawn Jenkins in outpatient clinics co-located with local Child Advocacy Centers.
Site PI: John Melville, MS, MD
John Melville is a child abuse pediatrician. Dr. Melville’s primary research interests relate to the child abuse informatics, or the application of computer science to medicine. Dr. Melville maintains the Online Bibliography of Child Abuse Pediatrics, the Expert Witness Database, and a small electronic medical record dedicated to medical forensics.